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Release Date Contact(s)
01/14/2020 Marketing class set in Scribner

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/14/2020 Governor's IWILL request could position Iowa for success in 2020

Cody Smith, policy associate, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1016; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1012. or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/15/2020 Marketing class set in Aurora

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/10/2020 One-day summit highlights food systems, access in Nebraska

Vanessa Wielenga, Extension educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, vwielenga2@unl.edu, 402.472.0361; Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/06/2020 Community conversation set in Beatrice

Trenton Buhr, policy assistant, trentonb@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1010; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand messaging and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/03/2020 Business Plan Basics available to entrepreneurs in Auburn

Craig Eberle, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, craige@cfra.org, 402.736.4417; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/03/2020 Explore beekeeping class set in O'Neill/Clase de exploración de apicultura en O'Neill

Kirstin Bailey, project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/26/2019 Small business networking event set for Jan. 14 in Wisner

Lori Schrader, northeast Nebraska loan specialist, loris@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1026; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/23/2019 Marketing class set in Pender

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) program manager, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/23/2019 Employee hiring session set in Superior

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) program director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/18/2019 Land transition workshop set in Fremont

Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

12/3/2019 Panelists announced for Rural Resiliency Forum in Madrid, Iowa

Contact: Cody Smith, policy associate, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

12/02/2019 Nebraska Food Council endorses Farm to School and Kids Eat Local acts

Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/02/2019 Farm to School and Kids Eat Local acts would provide more local foods on lunch trays

Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/27/2019 Community conversation set in Central City

Trenton Buhr, policy assistant, trentonb@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1010; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand messaging and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025.

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